Mid-air collision Accident Gyroflug SC 01 Speed Canard HB-UCT, Sunday 21 January 2024
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Date:Sunday 21 January 2024
Time:c. 15:43 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC01 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gyroflug SC 01 Speed Canard
Registration: HB-UCT
MSN: 16
Year of manufacture:1985
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:NE of Emmen -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Gyroflug SC 01 Speed Canard (HB-UCT) and a Piper PA-28R-201T (HB-PQG) collided in mid-air near Emmen, Switzerland.
The PA-28 force landed in a field near Waltwil while the Speed Canard made an emergency landing at Emmen Airport.
Both aircraft were damaged, the windscreen and propeller of the PA-28 were damaged and the Speed Canard sustained damage to the propeller and undercarriage.

There were a total of five people in the two planes that took off from Valais and were heading towards the canton of Aargau. One woman was taken to hospital by emergency services to be checked; the aother people were uninjured.




source: Lucerne police

Revision history:

24-Jan-2024 10:11 harro Added
24-Jan-2024 10:25 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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